Dooley - Prison Suicide in England and Wales

A quick revision quiz to jog your memory on the Dooley study (Forensics -> After A Guilty Verdict -> Imprisonment)

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1. What percent had a history of alcohol abuse? And what percent had a history of drug abuse?

  • 27% alcohol abuse | 23% drug abuse
  • 81% alcohol abuse | 54% drug abuse
  • 21% alcohol abuse | 65% drug abuse
  • 48% alcohol abuse | 34% drug abuse
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2. A content analysis was conducted of Prison Department Personal Files, select the 3 correct examples of things found in the Personal Files.

  • Coroners' Inquest, Time Spent in Prison, Inmate's Background
  • Coroners' Inquest, Height & Weight, Favourite Food
  • Coroners' Inquest, Favourite Food, Inmate's Background
  • Height & Weight, Time Spent in Prison, Inmate's Background

3. What percentage had a history of psychiatric contact?

  • 45%
  • 85%
  • 33%
  • 63%

4. How many suicides occurred between the hours of midnight and 8am?

  • 50%
  • 100%
  • 75%
  • 25%

5. What was the aim of the Dooley study?

  • To investigate unnatural deaths by suicide occurring in prisons across England and Wales between 1970 and 1985
  • To investigate unnatural deaths by suicide occurring in prisons across England and Wales between 1972 and 1987
  • To investigate unnatural deaths by suicide occurring in prisons across Scotland and Wales between 1972 and 1987
  • To investigate unnatural deaths by suicide occurring in prisons across Scotland and Wales between 1970 and 1985

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